• by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Padres' Clint Barmes burns former team with two-run homer

    Padres shortstop Clint Barmes blasted his third home run of the season in the team's 5-4 win over the Rockies on Saturday. Barmes connected on a two-run shot against his former team, giving the Padres a 5-3 lead in the seventh inning. It was the only hit of the game for Barmes, who is now batting .284 on the season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Padres' Will Middlebrooks gets second career start at shortstop

    Padres infielder Will Middlebrooks is in the starting lineup at shortstop for Saturday's game against Texas. It's Middlebrooks' second career start at short in 310 MLB and 490 minor league games. The other start came earlier this season, on May 23. Clint Barmes and Alexi Amarista, who have split the other 87 starts at short this season, are out of Saturday's lineup.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Padres sub Clint Barmes slams two hits to aid in victory

    For a player that entered in the fifth inning, Padres shortstop Clint Barmes certainly made an impact Saturday against Arizona. Barmes, who replaced the injured Cory Spangenberg, singled and scored in the sixth and doubled in the seventh in a San Diego rout. He is now batting .400 (8-for-20) over his last seven games.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Padres SS Clint Barmes records three hits, two RBI in win

    Padres shortstop Clint Barmes was virtually unstoppable at the plate during Saturday's win over the Diamondbacks. Barmes went 3 for 4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs. The performance came at a time where Barmes was hitting .143 (1-for-7) in his last four games.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Padres SS Clint Barmes hits second home run on Friday

    Padres shortstop Clint Barmes flashed some rare power on Friday, as he went deep for just the second time this season. Barmes lifted off for a solo shot against Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning, but it wasn't enough as the Dodgers took the 4-3 victory. Barmes had two hits on Friday, and the home run was his first in nearly two months. He's hit well in limited action this month, collecting seven hits in 19 at-bats over six games in June.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Padres' Clint Barmes starts, Alexi Amarista sits Sunday

    Padres shortstop Clint Barmes is in the starting lineup for Sunday's matchup with the Reds. Alexi Amarista has started four straight games at the position, but he'll get a break on Sunday in favor of Barmes, who has hit .262/.304/.338 with one home run and two RBI in 65 at-bats. The Padres are heavy underdogs (+155) in Cincinnati on Sunday, per VegasInsider.com.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Padres SS Clint Barmes totals season-best three hits

    Padres shortstop Clint Barmes totaled a season-best three hits -- all singles -- and one RBI during a 7-1 win Sunday against the Padres. He also had one strikeout and one run. Barmes made just his 14th start of the season Sunday. Of his 14 starts, 12 have come when a left-hander has started for the opposition. He is batting .333 with one home run, two doubles, two RBI and seven runs in 12 starts against lefties in 2015.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Clint Barmes replaces Alexi Amarista in Padres' lineup

    The Padres left shortstop Alexi Amarista out of the starting lineup for Friday's game. It's the second time in the last 10 games that Amarista hasn't started. Clint Barmes replaces Amarista at short, for the tenth time this season. He'll hit eighth in the order.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Padres' Cory Spangenberg, Alexi Amarista in the starting lineup

    Padres second baseman Cory Spangenberg and shortstop Alexi Amarista are in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Mariners, the team announced. Spangenberg was the DH on Tuesday, but will take over at second for Jedd Gyorko. He is hitting .260 in 50 at-bats this season. Amarista replaces Clint Barmes at shortstop. He is hitting .183 with seven RBI in 82 at-bats this season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Padres' Yonder Alonso, Alexi Amarista get second day off in last three

    For the second time in three games, the Padres are keeping both first baseman Yonder Alonso and shortstop Alexi Amarista out of the starting lineup. Just as in Saturday's contest, Yangervis Solarte gets the start at first and Clint Barmes will start at shortstop. It's Solarte's fifth start of the year at first, and Barmes eighth at short. They're hitting fifth and eighth in the lineup respectively.